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Fast Facts for Respiratory Therapists in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Punta Gorda, Gainesville and Deltona
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: West Palm Beach, Fort Walton Beach and Port St. Lucie
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Tampa, Miami and Orlando

Salaries for Respiratory Therapists in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Sebastian, Cape Coral and Fort Lauderdale

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More Florida Respiratory Therapy Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Total Enrollment
Miami
Bachelors
56,001
Orlando
Bachelors
44,834
Fort Lauderdale
Bachelors
40,754
Lake Worth
Bachelors
30,052
Clearwater
Bachelors
29,548
Tampa
Associates
27,626
Jacksonville
Bachelors
21,092
Fort Lauderdale
Doctorate
20,793
Fort Lauderdale
Doctorate
18,335
Fort Pierce
Bachelors
17,598
Sanford
Bachelors
17,550
Cocoa
Bachelors
15,769
Fort Myers
Bachelors
15,731
Gainesville
Bachelors
14,588
Daytona Beach
Bachelors
13,970
Tallahassee
Bachelors
11,782
Winter Haven
Bachelors
10,659
Tallahassee
Doctorate
9,913
Palatka
Bachelors
7,249
Panama City
Bachelors
5,379
Hialeah
Masters
4,169
Jacksonville
Associates
621
Miramar
Associates
528
Tampa
Associates
511
Orlando
Bachelors
481
Orlando
Associates
420

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Respiratory Therapists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Respiratory Therapists

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Respiratory Therapists relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Jacksonville550 $53,880
Cape Coral-Fort Myers500 $58,120
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin140 $51,600
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach170 $55,180
Gainesville320 $50,580
Lakeland-Winter Haven170 $51,210
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach2910 $57,720
Naples-Immokalee-Marco IslandN/A N/A
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton300 $59,970
Ocala120 $54,180
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford1000 $59,210
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville180 $55,550
Panama City100 $50,190
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent130 $54,530
Port St. Lucie110 $60,970
Sebastian-Vero Beach50 $57,190
Tallahassee120 $57,100
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater1130 $60,450

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